Mar 19, 2013 4:00pm PDT
francis today officially installed as the leader of the world's 1.2 billion catholics. >> i'm very excited for the new pope. >> shepard: tonight the pope's humble message of hope and tears of joy in home country of argentina. and the chilling account of a gunpoint confrontation with the university of central florida attack plotter. >> [inaudible] >> tonight the roommate of the now dead suspect speaks. >> first from fox this tuesday night, u.s. marines confirm now they have issued a complete ban on one of the work horse weapons in all of their arsenal. it applies to all 670-millimeter mortars after one exploded during a disastrous training exercise in nevada today. it's a blast that killed seven u.s. marines and hurt seven other service members. it actually happened last night at hawthorne army depot, it's a remote weapons storage and training facility about 100 miles south and east of reno. the mortar involved in the accident is similar to the one you see here. a brigadier general says the shell exploded while it was still in its launching tube and shrapnel went everywhere. to make matters
Mar 18, 2013 4:00pm PDT
from around the world arriving in rome for his inauguration mass tomorrow morning. pope francis had lunch with the president of argentina. now, they appeared to make nice. of course, the pontiff is the former archbishop of buenas aries. during his tenure there the president and predecessor the late husband led a government that defied doctrine. same sex marriage and distributed free birth control in public hospitals. what more do we know about this meeting, amy? >> we do know while the argentinian president and the pope have butted heads on all of these issues that you mentioned, shepard there is one issue they are on the same page about that's the fall lynn islands as the are a gin argentinians call them. president fernandez asked the pope if he could intervene in some way on issue that. what we don't know, shep, is what his answer is, because after a really charged issue. we do know she presented him with a gored and straw for drinking his traditional tea of argentina that he apparently likes very much. she gave him a kiss. and the argentinian president said, shep, that she had ne
Mar 21, 2013 4:00pm PDT
the tournament around the nation. really around the world. we have heard the new pope, pope francis, pope of the people. clearly trying to make his -- [ laughter ] there you go. technically round 2 but it's really round one. thanks for inviting us into your home tonight. that's it for "special report," fair, balanced and unafraid. >> shepard: first from fox tonight a potential break in this week's shocking murder of the head of colorado's department of corrections. developing now. state investigators are headed to the scene of another crime in texas. after a wild hundred mile-per-hour police chase and shootout with the driver of a car that matches the description of the suspect's get away vehicle. here is the back story. on tuesday night, police say somebody went to this man's home, tom clements and shot him dead right as he answered the front door. neighbors describe seeing a box-shaped cadillac or lincoln near the crime scene on the night of the killing. fast forward to earlier today, cops outside dallas pulled over a black cadillac. the driver shot and wounded the officer and took off.
Mar 20, 2013 4:00pm PDT
francis. it will become a wax work of the new pontiff in about 40 days. the sculpture previously made models of pope john paul the ii and benedict the xvith. that's a wrap on this fox trip around the world in 80 seconds. >> shepard: so now we know a waddling seal can be a problem in traffic. now there is incredible video of a deer sticking it to a driver. that driver told safety officer in michigan that he struck the animal with his car and thought it was dead. so he planned to take it home for his family to eat. watch what happens when the officer opens the trunk. the deer busts out of there, landing backwards on the pavement before taking off into the woods. clearly that deer was not a dead deer. law enforcement in southern michigan say the deer was probably just stunned after the crash and who wouldn't be? i'm shepard smith. this is "the fox report." it's the bottom of the hour. time for the top of the news. and stay the course. that's the message from the fed chairman ben bernanke today. he says our economy is improving but it still needs help. so the fed will keep interest rates